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Near Angels Camp in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

James H. Carson

 
 
James H. Carson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein
1. James H. Carson Marker
Inscription.  
James H. Carson (1821 - 1853)
- - Soldier, gold prospector and miner, writer, sportsman. Discovered gold at Carson’s Creek. He inspired a mutual confidence between man and man.

Dedicated by
Matuca Chapter, E.C.V.
This 27th Day of April 1974

 
Erected 1974 by Matuca Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1974.
 
Location. 38° 1.659′ N, 120° 30.4′ W. Marker is near Angels Camp, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on State Highway 49, 3.7 miles south of State Highway 4, on the left when traveling south. Marker is 3.7 miles south of Angels Camp at entrance to Carson Hill Mine. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Angels Camp CA 95222, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Archie Stevenot (here, next to this marker); Carson Hill (here, next to this
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marker); Archie D. Stevenot (approx. 1.3 miles away); Robinson's Ferry (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Story Under the Lake (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mark Twain Cabin (approx. 2˝ miles away); a different marker also named Mark Twain Cabin (approx. 2˝ miles away); Parrott’s Ferry (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Angels Camp.
 
James H. Carson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Wisehart
2. James H. Carson Marker
This marker and the Carson Hill marker above it are mounted on the masonry monument on the left. The Archie Stevenot marker, mounted on ore cart, is on the right.
James H. Carson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Wisehart
3. James H. Carson Marker
Highway 49. View is easterly. Angels Camp is to the left (north).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 2,763 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 30, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.   2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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